٤٢. يَوْمَ يُكْشَفُ عَنْ سَاقٍ وَيُدْعَوْنَ إِلَى السُّجُودِ فَلَا يَسْتَطِيعُونَ
42. Yawma yukshafu AAan saqin wayudAAawna ila alssujoodi fala yastateeAAoona
English Translation
The Day the shin will be uncovered and they are invited to prostration but the disbelievers will not be able,
On the day the great calamity befalls, and they are called to bow in homage, they will not be able to do so.
On the day when the Shin* will be exposed and they will be called to prostrate themselves, they will be unable. (Used as a metaphor)
Upon the day when the leg shall be bared, and they shall be summoned to bow themselves, but they cannot;
Remember the Day whereon the shank shall be bared and they shall be called upon to Prostrate themselves, but they shall not be able.
(Remember) the Day when the Shin shall be laid bare (i.e. the Day of Resurrection) and they shall be called to prostrate (to Allah), but they (hypocrites) shall not be able to do so,
On the Day when the Shin will be exposed, and they will be called to bow down, but they will be unable.
On the Day when the dreadful calamity will unfold, when people will be summoned to prostrate themselves, and yet they will not be able to prostrate.
The Day when the Shin shall be laid bare and they shall be called to prostrate themselves, but they shall not be able to do so.
On the day when it befalleth in earnest, and they are ordered to prostrate themselves but are not able,
The day when the catastrophe occurs and they are summoned to prostrate themselves, they will not be able [to do it].
On the Day when the leg shall be bared, and they are ordered to prostrate themselves, they will be unable.
On the day when the terrible torment approaches, they will be told (in a mocking way) to prostrate themselves, but they will not be able to do it.
On the day when there shall be a severe affliction, and they shall be called upon to make obeisance, but they shall not be able,
On the Day when the truth shall be laid bare, they will be called upon to prostrate themselves, but they will not be able to do so.
The Day that the shin shall be laid bare, and they shall be summoned to bow in adoration, but they shall not be able,-
Surah 68
Quran Surah Al-Qalam ( Verse 42 ) with English Translation يَوْمَ يُكْشَفُ عَنْ سَاقٍ وَيُدْعَوْنَ إِلَى السُّجُودِ فَلَا يَسْتَطِيعُونَ